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Presidential residence will have a trampoline in the back garden as new president moves in

  • The first couple Guðni Th Jóhannesson was sworn in as Iceland's president. Here he is with his wife, Canadian born Eliza Reid. Photo/Eyþór

Guðni Th. Jóhannesson was sworn in as the president of Iceland yesterday, Monday. Guðni and his family have already begun to plan their move into the presidential residence at Bessastaðir.

The new president has five children, which is sure to give Bessastaðir a more homely atmosphere. “We’ll have a trampoline and football goal posts for the children in the garden,” he told the National Broadcasting Service yesterday. 

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